Firewall Engineer

Employer
NextGen Solutions Corporation
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 15, 2022
Closes
Nov 30, 2022
Ref
717780997
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for *Cyber Security Firewall Engineer *(*Min 6 years of exp*) *(Webcam interviews ONLY) (Local Candidates preferred)**POSITION DESCRIPTION**DIRECT CLIENT Position**Number of positions: 2 (TWO)**Length: 9 Months + **Location: Washington, DC 20003**Immediate interviews A$ cents A cents ' not A cents € oe Webcam interviews ONLY*Please note that this position is HYBRID, 1 to 3 days onsite and rest REMOTE per week.Most of the candidates are working remotely. Some managers are requesting candidates to meet once or twice a week or as needed.The Cyber Security Firewall Admin/Engineer will provide onsite and remote support to clientA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s Enterprise Network Security Devices; focus on Firewall operation and maintenance (Check Point, Cisco ASA and Palo Alto Networks)This role will include new Firewall roll-out and will be expected that all candidates have the ability and past experience in doing so.The Cyber Security Firewall Admin/Engineer will provide support services to define security requirements, identify the appropriate configuration for each unique client environment, and perform tasks associated with the day-to-day operations and maintenance on installed Enclave Boundary Defense systems and applications, for clientA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s Distribution operation locations.The ideal candidate will have one or more of the following secondary competencies: Network Access Controls (ForeScout), Proxy Systems (BlueCoat), Intrusion Detection Systems (SourceFire), Web Application Firewalls (Imperva), DDoS protection (Arbor Networks Prevail APS).Required Skills* *Demonstrated experience with Check Point firewalls, deployment and operation** Demonstrated experience with Cisco ASA firewalls, deployment and operations * *Demonstrated experience with Palo Alto appliances, deployment and operations** Network and Application Firewall Packet Filtering technologies * *Virtual Private Networking (VPNs) Technologies** Expert knowledge in Information Security best practices * *Troubleshooting, Scanning & Analysis toolsQualifications** *Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent data security and networking experience required** Background check and credit check will be requiredSpecific Tasks* *Provide Tier-3 support for NOC personnel troubleshooting network issues.** Analysis, design, configuration, implementation, documentation and operation of firewalls and other security controls. * *Manage system deployments, upgrades, ongoing maintenance and operations.** Configuration and operation of security device authentication, management & logging platforms * *Assist in requirement gathering related to implementation of security infrastructure technology solutions across enterprise and service provider networks.** Provide advanced technical support on network firewall management projects and related security infrastructure. * *Provide technical support to agencies and other IT personnel relating to security implementation, standards compliance, vulnerability reduction, and strategic security planning.** Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve complex network connectivity issues as well as advise on network security related issues. * *Provide occasional off-hours support for planned maintenance work and unplanned support issues. May require on-site work at a data center during off-hours from time to time.JOB DESCRIPTION*Responsibilities:* Provides high-level architectural expertise to managers and technical staff.* Develops architectural products and deliverables for the enterprise and operational business lines.* Develops strategy of system and the design infrastructure necessary to support that strategy.* Advises on selection of technological purchases with regards to processing, data storage, data access, and applications development. Sets standards for the client/server relational database structure for the organization (Structured Query Language (SQL), Oracle, Sybase).* Advises of feasibility of potential future projects to management.Minimum Education/Certification Requirements:BachelorA$ cents A cents ' not A cents " cents s degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience*Candidates must have ALL the A$ cents A cents ' not A "RequiredA$ cents A cents ' not A' skills in order to be considered for the position. A$ cents A cents ' not A "DesiredA$ cents A cents ' not A' or A$ cents A cents ' not A "Highly DesiredA$ cents A cents ' not A' skills are a PLUS but may NOT be required. **Skill Matrix *Experience with Business workflow processes*Required / Desired**Amount**of Experience*Experience providing enterprise level Firewall operations and maintenance support.Required6YearsNetwork and Application Firewall Packet Filtering technologiesRequired5YearsDemonstrated experience with Cisco ASA firewalls, deployment and operationsRequired5YearsPrior experience personally rolling out and implementing new firewallsRequired2YearsDemonstrated experience with Palo Alto appliances, deployment and operationsRequired5YearsDemonstrated experience with Check Point firewalls, deployment and operationRequired5YearsExperience with Gigamon Network Visibility solutionsRequired1YearsTroubleshooting, Scanning & Analysis toolsRequired5YearsVirtual Private Networking (VPNs) TechnologiesRequired4Years16 years of experience in Information technologyRequired16YearsJob Types: Full-time, ContractPay: $120,000.00 - $158,604.92 per yearBenefits:* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceCompensation package:* 1099 contract* Hourly pay* Overtime pay* Yearly payExperience level:* 6 yearsSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:* Washington, DC 20003: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Application Question(s):* Please provide your current location (City and State please).Experience:* enterprise level Firewall operations and maintenance: 6 years (Preferred)* Network and Application Firewall Packet Filtering: 5 years (Preferred)* Cisco ASA firewalls: 5 years (Preferred)* Palo Alto appliances, deployment and operations: 5 years (Preferred)* Check Point firewalls, deployment and operation: 5 years (Preferred)* Gigamon Network Visibility solutions: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: Hybrid remote in Washington, DC 20003